Dr. Eddie Stepp Archive

Gardner-Webb University Awards Nearly 200 Degrees at Summer Commencement on Aug. 3

  Students from Traditional Undergraduate, Degree Completion, and Graduate Programs Honored BOILING SPRINGS, N.C. – Gardner–Webb University hosted Summer Commencement on Saturday, Aug. 3, in the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center at 10 a.m.  Nearly 200 traditional undergraduate, degree completion, and graduate program students were honored for […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webbs-close-knit-community-supports-academic-success/"></div>Mindy Robinson (’16) Grows in Faith, Develops Skills for Ministry    While earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Gardner-Webb University, Mindy Robinson (’16) realized that the most important part of her education wasn’t found in a textbook. “In both my undergraduate and graduate studies, what […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webbs-close-knit-community-supports-academic-success/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Gardner-Webb’s Close-knit Community Supports Academic Success

    Mindy Robinson (’16) Grows in Faith, Develops Skills for Ministry    While earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Gardner-Webb University, Mindy Robinson (’16) realized that the most important part of her education wasn’t found in a textbook. “In both my undergraduate and graduate studies, what […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/while-attending-gwu-couple-discerns-calling-to-serve-the-local-church/"></div>Chase and Mindy Robinson met While Serving in Campus Ministry Chase Robinson (’16) of Vale, N.C., came to Gardner-Webb University thinking he was on his way to the foreign mission field. As he began serving in student ministries and working in local churches, he discovered […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/while-attending-gwu-couple-discerns-calling-to-serve-the-local-church/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    While Attending GWU, Couple Discerns Calling to Serve the Local Church

    Chase and Mindy Robinson met While Serving in Campus Ministry Chase Robinson (’16) of Vale, N.C., came to Gardner-Webb University thinking he was on his way to the foreign mission field. As he began serving in student ministries and working in local churches, he discovered […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/alum-assists-students-who-are-pursing-christian-higher-education/"></div>Aaron Wilkinson (’07) Experienced Spiritual and Academic Growth at GWU Aaron Wilkinson (’07) has a desk, not a pulpit and an office instead of a sanctuary. But as he works with students at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in Marion, Ind., he strives to minister to […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/alum-assists-students-who-are-pursing-christian-higher-education/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Alum Assists Students who are Pursing Christian Higher Education

    Aaron Wilkinson (’07) Experienced Spiritual and Academic Growth at GWU Aaron Wilkinson (’07) has a desk, not a pulpit and an office instead of a sanctuary. But as he works with students at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) in Marion, Ind., he strives to minister to […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-alum-pursues-chaplaincy-opportunities/"></div>Studies and Campus Ministries Prepared Adam Barnes (’13) for Duke Divinity School  Adam Barnes (’13) of Gastonia, N.C., knew Gardner-Webb University as his pastor’s alma mater. But after two visits to campus, he was ready to discover his own place at the school. “I began […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-alum-pursues-chaplaincy-opportunities/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Gardner-Webb Alum Pursues Chaplaincy Opportunities

    Studies and Campus Ministries Prepared Adam Barnes (’13) for Duke Divinity School  Adam Barnes (’13) of Gastonia, N.C., knew Gardner-Webb University as his pastor’s alma mater. But after two visits to campus, he was ready to discover his own place at the school. “I began […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gwu-grad-strengthens-faith-pursues-master-of-divinity/"></div>Cedric Starr (‘17) Wants to Teach the Next Generation About Christ Cedric Starr (’17) of Shelby, N.C., came to Gardner-Webb University ready to experience academic and spiritual growth. “I wanted to more fully understand the sacred scriptures in order to better myself as a Christian […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gwu-grad-strengthens-faith-pursues-master-of-divinity/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    GWU Grad Strengthens Faith, Pursues Master of Divinity

    Cedric Starr (‘17) Wants to Teach the Next Generation About Christ Cedric Starr (’17) of Shelby, N.C., came to Gardner-Webb University ready to experience academic and spiritual growth. “I wanted to more fully understand the sacred scriptures in order to better myself as a Christian […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-professor-to-speak-at-universitys-dimensions-program/"></div>Dr. Eddie Stepp to Share Message with GWU Community on Feb. 9 By Brooke Kelly, GWU Communications Intern BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Dr. Eddie Stepp, professor of religious studies and philosophy at Gardner-Webb, will speak at the University’s Dimensions program on Feb. 9. The event is free […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-professor-to-speak-at-universitys-dimensions-program/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Gardner-Webb Professor to Speak at University’s Dimensions Program

    Dr. Eddie Stepp to Share Message with GWU Community on Feb. 9 By Brooke Kelly, GWU Communications Intern BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Dr. Eddie Stepp, professor of religious studies and philosophy at Gardner-Webb, will speak at the University’s Dimensions program on Feb. 9. The event is free […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-university-accepting-student-applications-for-new-pastoral-ministries-program/"></div>Five-Year Program Will Welcome First Cohort in Fall 2016, Provide Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University is now accepting applications for admission to its new Accelerated Pastoral Ministries Program (APMP), which will provide students called to serve as pastors with both a bachelor’s […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-university-accepting-student-applications-for-new-pastoral-ministries-program/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Gardner-Webb University Accepting Student Applications for New Pastoral Ministries Program

    Five-Year Program Will Welcome First Cohort in Fall 2016, Provide Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—Gardner-Webb University is now accepting applications for admission to its new Accelerated Pastoral Ministries Program (APMP), which will provide students called to serve as pastors with both a bachelor’s […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gwu-alum-changed-major-to-pursue-career-in-counseling/"></div>Classes in Biblical Studies Prepared Mary Hellstrom (’14) for Graduate Work Mary Hellstrom came to Gardner-Webb University as a nursing major, but left with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies. She switched majors her freshman year, and during the next four years at the University, […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gwu-alum-changed-major-to-pursue-career-in-counseling/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    GWU Alum Changed Major to Pursue Career in Counseling

    Classes in Biblical Studies Prepared Mary Hellstrom (’14) for Graduate Work Mary Hellstrom came to Gardner-Webb University as a nursing major, but left with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies. She switched majors her freshman year, and during the next four years at the University, […]

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  • <div class="at-above-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-grad-teaching-at-arizona-state-and-completing-first-book/"></div>Jason Bruner (’05) Follows Example set by GWU Professors     Jason Bruner (’05) was near the end of his career at Gardner-Webb University when his future became clear. Influenced by several professors in the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, he vividly remembers the moment […]<!-- AddThis Advanced Settings above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Advanced Settings generic via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons above via filter on get_the_excerpt --><!-- AddThis Share Buttons below via filter on get_the_excerpt --><div class="at-below-post-arch-page addthis_tool" data-url="https://www.gardner-webb.edu/newscenter/gardner-webb-grad-teaching-at-arizona-state-and-completing-first-book/"></div><!-- AddThis Share Buttons generic via filter on get_the_excerpt -->

    Gardner-Webb Grad Teaching at Arizona State and Completing First Book

    Jason Bruner (’05) Follows Example set by GWU Professors     Jason Bruner (’05) was near the end of his career at Gardner-Webb University when his future became clear. Influenced by several professors in the Department of Religious Studies and Philosophy, he vividly remembers the moment […]

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